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Health Tip: Measure Your Child's Height and Weight Correctly

-- To correctly calculate your child's body-mass index (BMI), you'll need accurate height and weight measurements. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention offers these guidelines: Remove ...

Height Linked to Dementia Risk

People who are shorter than average height have an increased risk of dying with dementia, a study has found.   Researchers examined several health studies of the general population, which recorded he...

Researchers improve efficiency of human walking

(National Science Foundation) Humans have evolved to be incredibly efficient at walking. In fact, simulations of human locomotion show that walking on level ground and at a steady speed should theoret...

Wearing killer high heels could lead to osteoarthritis, study warns

"Killer heels could lead to osteoarthritis in knees," The Daily Telegraph reports. An analysis of the walking patterns (gait) of 14 women found evidence that walking in high heels puts the k...

Walking Groups Are a Safe Way to Boost Health, Study Shows

People can lower their blood pressure, resting heart rate, body fat, weight, and total cholesterol by joining outdoor walking groups, according to a recent systematic review and meta-analysis. Medsc...

After prostate cancer, start walking, experts say

Walking at an easy pace for about three hours every week may be just enough physical activity to help prostate cancer survivors reduce damaging side effects of their treatment, according to a new stud...

Rapid weight gain in first three months of life increases asthma risk

Babies who gain weight rapidly in the first three months of life are more likely to develop asthma and for it to persist into adolescence. This is according to the latest research from the University ...

Speed of weight loss may have little impact on success at keeping it off

By Roxanne Nelson (Reuters Health) – In a trial of weight loss approaches, the rate at which people dropped excess pounds was not linked to their success in keeping the weight off over the next thre...

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Influences of Changes in the Level of Support and Walking Speed on the H Reflex of the Soleus Muscle and Circulatory Dynamics on Body Weight-supported Treadmill Training: Investigation in Healthy Adults.

[Purpose] To investigate the therapeutic usefulness of treadmill walking using a body weight support device (BWS), changes in circulatory dynamics and muscle activities with various levels of support ...

The Combined Effects of Body Weight Support and Gait Speed on Gait Related Muscle Activity: A Comparison between Walking in the Lokomat Exoskeleton and Regular Treadmill Walking.

For the development of specialized training protocols for robot assisted gait training, it is important to understand how the use of exoskeletons alters locomotor task demands, and how the nature and ...

Limb contribution to increased self-selected walking speeds during body weight support in individuals poststroke.

Individuals poststroke walk at faster self-selected speeds under some nominal level of body weight support (BWS) whereas nonimpaired individuals walk slower after adding BWS. The purpose of this study...

Hierarchical Approaches to Estimate Energy Expenditure Using Phone-Based Accelerometers.

Physical inactivity is linked with increase in risk of cancer, heart disease, stroke, and diabetes. Walking is an easily available activity to reduce sedentary time. Objective methods to accurately as...

Perception of Self-Motion and Regulation of Walking Speed in Young-Old Adults.

Whether a reduced perception of self-motion contributes to poor walking speed adaptations in older adults is unknown. In this study, speed discrimination thresholds (perceptual task) and walking speed...

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